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Career interview: Statistical consulting
about life as consultant statisticians, modelling real-world problems in areas as diverse as the shipping industry and water rationing.
New designs from Africa
takes us on a tour of the mathematical properties of some beautiful designs inspired by the traditional art of Angolan tribespeople.
An infinite series of surprises
Infinite series occupy a central and important place in mathematics.
C. J. Sangwin
shows us how eighteenth-century mathematician Leonhard Euler solved one of the foremost infinite series problems of his day.
Maths in the dock
about the vital role of maths in presenting criminal evidence.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Answers on a donut – the Fields medal lecture of Manjul Bhargava
We enjoyed Manjul Bhargava's Fields medal lecture so much we wanted to share it with you!
Why do mathematicians play games?
Why game theory is a serious business.
The maths of magic squares
Have you ever wondered how to create a magic square? Charles Kelly shows us how to create a magic square of...
Making a right angle the Maya way
The Mayan civilisation brought forth many great things — including this clever way of making a right angle.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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